CSEAS Digital News Issue 12 – 2022/12/14 | Center for Southeast Asian Studies Kyoto University


CSEAS Digital News Issue 12 – 2022/12/14


CSEAS Digital News Issue 12 – 2022/12/14

Dear friends and colleagues,

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) Kyoto University is pleased to announce the launch of a monthly internal newsletter. This will be sent out on a monthly basis and include updates on activities, research meetings, events, new publications and podcasts.

December 2022 issue includes:

1. Announcements and Highlights
2. Upcoming Events
3. Publications: Hot off the CSEAS Press
4. Podcasts in Japanese: “Book Talk on Asia”
5. Past Events

Thank you and regards,
The Public Relations Committee, Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS).

1. Announcements and Highlights

【December Get Together】
・The monthly welcome and farewell party, Get Together, will be held on Thursday, December 15, from 12:30 pm. This time it will be held onsite at the Research Commons room (on the 1st floor of the East bldg). Please join us and have an opportunity to enjoy small talks.
    We have updated the visiting scholars’ web page. Please check here.

【New Guest Research Associate】
・Walden Flores Bello (Sociology): CSEAS welcome Walden Flores Bello as Visiting Research Scholar on 20 December 2022. 
・Sharon Adeline Bong (Gender Studies): CSEAS welcome Sharon Adeline Bong as Visiting Research Scholar on 1 January 2023.

【New Staff】
Wu Yunxi (Area Studies, Development Studies, Rural Dynamics): CSEAS welcome Wu Yunxi as Researcher on 1 December 2022.

Visitor’s Voice
・New interview articles are available now. We asked them about their research, future ambitions, and more.

【New!】CSEAS have released a new video in our research introduction video series ‘TANKEN Video: Welcome to Area Studies.’
    “In Their Own Words: The Recent History of a Mindanawan Port Town Through the Experience of Female Ex-smugglers”(Main Cast: Kisho Tsuchiya (CSEAS))
    The aim of this video series is to widely publicize the field activities and research of the CSEAS members, and to introduce the latest area studies through the researchers who are engaged in it.
    A number of videos are available to promote the appeal of area studies. Please take a look! They can also be used as teaching materials.

【Congratulations!】 “Nationhood in the Cloud: Cyber Sovereignty in Thailand” by Pavin Chachavalpongpun (CSEAS) is in the final shortlist of the Routledge Area Studies Impact Award for 2022.

・CSEAS Week 2022
    14 – 16 February 2023
    14 Feb (Tue) GCR Annual Research Report Meeting
    15 Feb (Wed) CSEAS Seminar
    16 Feb (Thu) Southeast Asia Seminar

2. Upcoming Events

Seminar Series on Energy and Environment in Southeast Asia, Daikin Industries ✕ CSEAS Kyoto University Joint Research Project, 1st Seminar
    14 December 2022, 4 pm – 5:30 pm (JST)
    Venue: Online Zoom

・CSEAS Colloquium: “Commemorating, Conserving, and Forgetting Wartime Past: Public Memory (Re)construction through Japanese-postwar Film, The Burmese Harp and Indonesian Nationalism-themed Film, Merdeka Narratives”
    15 December 2022, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
    Venue: Middle-sized room (No.332), 3rd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Building
    Speaker: Meita Estiningsih (CSEAS Guest Research Associate)

・Special Seminar: “Against the Odds in Asia, 1901-2021: On Activists, Autocrats, Exiles and Empires in Several Eras”
    10 January 2023, 2 pm – 3:30 pm
    Venue: Tonan-tei (Room 201), 2nd floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Building
    Speaker: Jeffery Wasserstorm (Chancellor’s Professor of History at University of California, Irvine)
    Moderator: Pavin Chachavalpongpun (CSEAS)

・AEDS Seminar
    20 January 2023, 4:45 – 6:15 pm (JST)
    Venue: TBD
    Speaker: Pramod Kumar Sur (Asian Growth Research Institute)

・International Online Conference: “Dynamics of Change and Continuity in Philippine Political Economy: Martial Law and the Marcos Restoration”
   23-24 February 2023

3. Publications: Hot off the CSEAS Press

【New Book】
・Pheng Cheah and Caroline S. Hau (eds), Siting Postcoloniality: Critical Perspectives from the East Asian Sinosphere, Duke University Press, 2022.

Vol. 11, No. 3 of Southeast Asian Studies will be published on December 22, 2022.

【Latest Issue】
Issue 33 of Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia on September 1, 2022.

【New Article】
・TRENDSETTERS column “Rodrigo Duterte and the Tangled Web of International Law: How Fear of the ICC Impacted Duterte’s Approach to the West Philippine Sea” by Zach Willis, in Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia on December 1, 2022.

・Takamichi Serizawa, Writing History in America’s Shadow: Japan, the Philippines, and the Question of Pan-Asianism, Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2022.

4. Podcasts in Japanese: “Book Talk on Asia”

    In this program, the Editorial Office, CSEAS will introduce the latest books on Asia twice a month. The authors will be invited to talk about the contents and background of their books.
    Soundcloud / YouTube 

【New!】Book Talk on Asia No. 51 (14 December 2022)
・ Hideki Hayashida (ed.), The Study of Oil Palm Plantation Issues Ⅰ 【Global Edition】: Thinking about the Global Subject in Southeast Asia and The Study of Oil Palm Plantation Issues Ⅱ 【Local Edition】: Inquiring into the Plantation Development and the Structural Change of Local Communities. Kyoto: Koyo Shobo, 2021 (in Japanese). 
    Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-153026370-46049678/hayashida
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj9MIzE5GBc&list=PLYNr5XeQb9WIM8svoGgRYPkshslSO3iKW&index=51
    Book information: http://www.koyoshobo.co.jp/book/b560953.html, http://www.koyoshobo.co.jp/book/b560958.html

・Book Talk on Asia No. 50 (22 November 2022)
    Takashi Okamoto, Aktō tachi no Chūka Teikoku (The Chinese Empire and Great Bad Men). Shinchosha, 2022 (in Japanese). 
    Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-153026370-46049678/okamototakashi
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ne-f9pYZ71A&list=PLYNr5XeQb9WIM8svoGgRYPkshslSO3iKW&index=50
    Book information: https://www.shinchosha.co.jp/book/603888/

・Book Talk on Asia No. 49 (9 November 2022)
    Jie-Hyun Lim, translated by Katsumi Sawaza, Giseisha ishiki nasyonarizumu: Kokkyo wo koeru “kioku” no senso (희생자의식 민족주의, Victimhood Nationalism). Toyokeizaishinposha, 2022 (in Japanese). 
    Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-153026370-46049678/sawadakatsumi
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpYZH52HUCw&list=PLYNr5XeQb9WIM8svoGgRYPkshslSO3iKW&index=49
    Book information: https://str.toyokeizai.net/books/9784492212523/

・Book Talk on Asia No. 48 (26 October 2022)
Lirong Li, Chūgoku no shadō bankingu: Keisei no rekishi to kongo no kadai (History of Shadow Banking’s Formation in China and Its Future Challenges). Waseda University Press, 2022 (in Japanese).
    Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-153026370-46049678/li_lirong
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8V3CDCgUA8&list=PLYNr5XeQb9WIM8svoGgRYPkshslSO3iKW&index=48
    Book information: http://www.waseda-up.co.jp/economics/post-839.html

【Coming Soon!】Book Talk on Asia No.52 (21 December 2022)
    Takashi Nakano and Jun Suzuki, Tonan Ajia sutatappu daiyakushin no himitsu (Startup Ecosystem in Southeast Asia), Nikkei Business Publications, 2022 (in Japanese). 
    SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-153026370-46049678/nakano_suzuki
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGyL_xDcc6k&list=PLYNr5XeQb9WIM8svoGgRYPkshslSO3iKW&index=52
    Book information: https://bookplus.nikkei.com/atcl/catalog/22/04/25/00116/

5. Past Events

・Arsip Nasional RI/SARBICA International Seminar “Menuju Pusat Arsip Pandemi dan Kebencanaan: Pelajaran dari Tragedi Tsunami Aceh sebagai Pengetahuan dan Warisan Dokumenter”
    13 December 2022
    Venue: Syiah Kuala University, Aceh, Indonesia
    Yoshimi Nishi (CSEAS) made a presentation on digital archiving software “Aceh Tsunami Mobile Museum.”

・Special Seminar: “Environmental Awareness of Rural People in Myanmar”
    10 December 2022 (Sat), 3 pm – 5:30 pm (JST)
    Venue: Tonantei (Room 201), 2nd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Building, Kyoto University
    Speaker: Prof. Saw Pyone Naing (Rector (retired), Ministry of Education, Chairman, Myanmar Environmental Innovation Foundation (MEIF))

・Special Seminar: “R20 and the Challenge of Global Peace”
    6 December 2022 (Tue), 4 pm – 6 pm (JST)
    Venue: Seminar Room (Room 213), 2nd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Building, Kyoto University
    Speaker: Ahmad Suaedy (Dean of the Faculty of Islam Nusantara, UNUSIA, Visiting Researcher of BRIN, Chair of the Organizing Committee of R20)
    Commentator: Michael Feener (CSEAS)
    Moderator: Kenichiro Arai (Asia University)
    Contact: Cypri Jehan Paju Dale (CSEAS)

・International Guest Lecture, Laboratory of Community Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Mulawarman University
    6 December 2022 (Tue), 10 am – (JST)
    Title: Social Inclusion of People with Mental Health Conditions in Southeast and East Asia
    Lecturer: Chika Yamada (CSEAS)
    Moderator: Ns. Bahtiar (Mulawarman University)

・The 2nd Indonesia-Japan Forest Talk (IJFT-2) x CSEAS Kyoto University “The Contribution of Social Forestry towards the Carbon Neutrality in Indonesia: Building Strategic International Partnership in the Implementation of FOLU Net Sink 2030”
    5 December 2022 (Mon), 3 pm – 5 pm (JST)
    Venue: Large-sized Meeting Room, 3rd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Building, Kyoto University

AEDS seminar
    1 December 2022 (Thu), 4:45 pm – 6:15 pm (JST)
    Venue: Large-sized Meeting Room, 3rd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Building, Kyoto University
    Speaker: Kazushi Takahashi (GRIPS)
    Title: “Saving for the lean season and seasonal poverty dynamics: Evidence from a randomized experiment and high-frequency data” (with Abu S. Shonchoy, Takeshi Aida, Jun Goto, Yu Ri Kim, Hisaki Kono, and Takashi Kurosaki)
    Coordinator: Tomohiro Machikita (CSEAS)

・Book Discussion Event: Keeping Indonesia Safe from The Covid-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learnt from The National Economic Recovery Program
    1 December 2022, 2:15 – 4:00 pm (JST)
    Venue: Seminar Room (Room 213), 2nd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Building, Kyoto University
    Theme: Fiscal Role and Inclusive Growth: Indonesia Experience amid the Pandemic

Courtesy Visit: Institut Pertanian Bogor University
    30 November 2022

・The 5th Philippine Studies Conference in Japan: “The Philippines in the 21st Century Asia: Retrospect and Prospect”
    26-27 November 2022 
    Venue: The University of Tokyo, Komaba Campus

・CSEAS Reading Group: Session on David Graeber’s Debt: The First 5000 years
    25 November 2022 (Fri), 4 pm – (JST)
    Venue: Small-sized Meeting Room 1, 3rd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Building
    Presenter: Yoko Hayami (CSEAS)
    Book information: David Graeber, Debt: The First 5000 years. Melville House, 2011. 

・Lisbon Addictions 2022
    23-25 November 2022
    Venue: The Lisbon Congress Centre
    Chika Yamada, Ryota Sakamoto, and their collaborators presented research on “Virtual relapse prevention group tele-therapy with peer involvement for substance use disorder: A multicentre randomised controlled trial in Indonesia.”

・CSEAS Colloquium: “Incunabula Investigation: Studying the Survival of Early Philippine Imprints”
    24 November 2022, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (JST)
    Venue: Seminar Room (No.213), 2nd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Building
    Speaker: Patricia May Bantug Jurilla (CSEAS Visiting Research Scholar)

Courtesy Visit: SOAS University of London
    22 November 2022

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